Tanzania Reacts to Magufuli's Comments About Free Prison Labour

President John Magufuli has criticised the country's prisons service for allowing inmates to "sleep" while the department has huge tracts of land across the country on which they can work and provide for themselves. Swearing in a new commissioner of prisons, Magufuly said he was shocked that with all the free labour it has, the service still asked for budgetary support even on minor issues. His comments have ignited debate on social media...

President John Magufuli swears in Phaustine Martine Kashike as the new commissioner general of the prison department at State House on Saturday.


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